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Accelerating world changing ideas, from iowa.

From the classroom to the boardroom, NewBoCo helps Iowans of all ages succeed in a changing economy because we believe that with the right tools, mindset, and opportunities anyone can be a world-changing innovator.

We support entrepreneurship, education, and innovation through hands-on programming, technical talent, and community building.

Featured Programs


From investment connections, mentorship, and support through the Business Startup Speaker Series and entrepreneurial education programs; high-quality office space and community resources in Vault Coworking; and the opportunity for investment to foster growth through ISAV and Kiva, we help entrepreneurs turn their idea into a successful company across industries. Helping everyone build their business – from software products used around the world, to storefronts on main street across the state.


NewBoCo supports STEM education programming for all ages. Our K-12 program gives kids the opportunity to learn and practice entrepreneurial and technical skills at a young age. Our educator program gives teachers and schools the professional development they need to teach computers science fundamentals in classrooms across Iowa. DeltaV, NewBoCo's adult code school, gives adults the opportunity to learn how to code so that they can have a better financial future and build ideas of their own.


With a full studios team ready to help build your technical product through software and app development, NewBoCo has the staff to help make your product dreams a reality. Through hands-on workshops and customized coaching for you or your whole team, we help corporations, nonprofits, and more learn the skills and mindset that lead to successful innovation.

Community events

We know innovation, education, and entrepreneurship aren’t done alone. With premier entrepreneurship events like EntreFEST and our Startup Speaker Series, family education events like CoderDojo, and energizing networking events like 1 Million Cups, Coffee & Code, and Whiskey Friday, we foster a community where anyone can be a world-changing innovator.

November Spotlight

Global Entrepreneurship Week | November 13-18th

Global Entrepreneurship Week empowers nascent entrepreneurs and those who face systemic barriers to starting and scaling their own company. Through GEW, we focus on four distinct theme areas to spotlight impactful voices and organizations — as well as inspiring activities — that are helping empower entrepreneurs everywhere.

Thanks to our sponsors for making our mission possible

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Collins Aerospace
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Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
Iowa Economic Development